FALL FEAST: East Sangerville Grange will host a fall feast at 5 PM on Saturday, October 4th to raise funds to help restore the historic stained glass windows at the UU Church in Sangerville. All the food is being purchased from local farms including dinner rolls from Stutzman's and produce from many other local farmers. In addition to a great meal, there will be live music played by Jason Curran and Pete Ipoliti, and a visual presentation about the Dover Cove Farmer's Market. Tickets are $25 per person or $50 per couple and reservations are required. To make a reservation, call Carol 745-9682 or the UU church at 876-4926. All proceeds go to the window restoration fund. The Grange is located on East Sangerville Road in Sangerville.
PUBLIC DINNER AND DANCE: There will be a public dinner and dance on Saturday, October 4th at the Palmyra Community Center from 5 to 7 PM. The featured dinner is chicken, potato salad, corn on the cob, baked beans, corn bread, pineapple upside down cake and apple crisp as well as refreshments. An auction will be held during dinner. The meal costs $8 per person. A dance will be held from 8 PM to 12 AM midnight. The cost is $10 per person or $15 for a couple. Music will feature Worthy Bones there will be door prizes and raffles throughout the evening. All proceeds are for the benefit of Lola Tozier (Powers) who has Leukemia, to help with medical treatment and related costs. The Community Center is located at 4 Madawaska Road in Palmyra.
TURKEY PIE SUPPER: St. Martin’s Church will hold a turkey pie supper on Saturday, October 4th from 4:30 to 6 PM. The traditional menu includes all-meat turkey pie, gravy, mashed potatoes, vegetables, coleslaw, cranberry sauce, rolls, butter, coffee, punch and homemade dessert. The cost is $8 per person and $4 for children under the age of twelve. St. Martin’s is located at 900 Main Street on Route 2 in Palmyra. There is ample, paved parking and the building is handicapped accessible. Gift certificates and take-outs are available.
REPUBLICANS MEETING: The Palmyra Republican Committee will hold their next monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 7th at 7 PM at the Palmyra Community Center. Palmyra Republicans are encouraged to bring youth who are interested in the Political System and upcoming election. The Community Center is located at 4 Madawaska Road in Palmyra.
SUMMERFEST INDOOR YARD SALE: There will be a St. Albans Summerfest indoor yard sale on Friday, October 3rd; Saturday, October 4th; Friday October 10th and Saturday, October 11th from 8 AM to 1 PM. A bag sale will be held on Saturday, October 11th from 11 AM to 1 PM only. The sale will be held at the St. Albans Grange on Water Street. For more information, please call Tiffany at 270-1739.
SPAGHETTI SUPPER: The Ladies Auxiliary to VFW Post 4298 at 20 Cedar Street in Dexter will have a Spaghetti Supper on Saturday, October 4th from 4:30 to 6 PM. This is open to the Public. Admission is by donation and will benefit their fund to help veterans.
PUBLIC BAKED BEAN SUPPER: There will be a public baked bean supper on Friday, October 3rd from 4:30 to 6 PM at the Dexter American Legion Hall. The GFWC/Dexter Women’s Literary Club sponsors this supper and proceeds will be used for community projects. The suggested donation is $7. The menu will include baked beans, hot dogs, chop suey, coleslaw, biscuits, rolls, and gingerbread with whipped cream. A bake sale will also be available. The Dexter American Legion Hall is located on Grove Street in Dexter.
DEXTER MUSIC BOOSTERS YARD SALE: The Dexter Music Boosters will be holding a Yard Sale on Saturday, October 4th from 8 AM to 1 PM at the Dexter Regional High School. The sale will be held rain or shine under the canopy at the school. Donations of items in good useable condition are welcome. If you have items to donate please call Ted Nokes at the 924-5536. All proceeds from the sale will benefit the AOS 94 music programs and activities.
DEXTER DOVER AREA TOWNS IN TRANSITION: Dexter Dover Area Towns in Transition (DDATT) will be discussing the recent Manhattan, New York march of close to 400,000 people. The march was to call attention to policies on climate change. The discussion will take place at the next First Friday meeting at the Abbott Memorial Library in Dexter on Friday, October 3rd starting at 7 PM. All are welcome. Call 924-3836 or 277-4221 for more information.
CRAFT FAIR: The Corinna United Methodist Church will be holding a craft fair on Saturday, October 4th. The fair will run from 9 AM to 2 PM. A light breakfast and lunch will be available. To reserve a table, please call Mary Poland at 278-4180. The Church is located at 16 Dexter Road in Corinna.
FAITH-IN-ACTION MINISTRY FOOD DRIVE: Kevin Vickers, of Faith-In-Action Ministry has announced that the proposed food drive planned at TD Bank will not be happening as previously announced.
FALL YARD/RUMMAGE SALE: Peoples United Methodist Church is having their fall yard/rummage sale on Saturday, October 4th from 8 AM to 2:30 PM. The sale will feature a bake sale, adult and children’s clothing, jewelry, appliances, furniture and more. Donations of rummage/yard items in good clean condition are welcome. The church is located at 131 Main Street in Newport. Please leave a message at 368-4404 for rummage drop off information.
NEW ENGLAND BOILED DINNER: There will be a New England boiled dinner at the Ripley Grange Hall on Sunday, October 5th at 11:30 AM. The menu will include ham, potatoes, carrots, onions, turnip, beets, cabbage, rolls, desserts, coffee and punch. Admission is by a $7 donation to benefit the Ripley Grange, located on Main Road, Route 23.
FAMILY CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP MEETING: Spectrum Generations Family Caregiver Education and Support Group will meet on Thursday, October 2nd from 1 to 2:30 PM at Sebasticook Valley Health (SVH) Conference Room at 130 Leighton Street in Pittsfield. This group provides a confidential setting for family members, friends and neighbors who are or have been caring for someone. This is an opportunity to share concerns and experiences while learning how important it is for caregivers to take care of themselves. For more information, please call Spectrum Generations at 1-800-282-0764, extension 106.
SPAGHETTI SUPPER: American Legion Post 32 is having a spaghetti supper on Friday, October 3rd from 4 to 7:30 PM at the Sebasticook Valley Elks Lodge in Pittsfield. The cost is $7 per person and free for children under the age of twelve. The Elks Lodge is located at 140 Middle Street.
MCI COMMUNITY SERVICE DAY: The deadline to reserve your Community Service Day project time with Maine Central Institute is Friday, October 3rd. The MCI Community Service Day is scheduled for Wednesday, October 22nd. Projects can include yard work, trash pick-up, painting, winterizing, and other activities. More than 500 students, faculty and staff will participate in projects throughout Pittsfield, Burnham and Detroit. The day will continue MCI's long-standing tradition of community service. Organizations and individuals in Burnham, Pittsfield and Detroit can reserve project time for Community Service Day by emailing or calling Scott at or 487-3355 extension 190 or Nancy at or 487-3355 extension 164.